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I Am Married to a Alcoholic

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    My Husband the Alcoholic.

           My husband has been a alcoholic for at least 26 of his 46 years of life. I truly believe you can be born an alcoholic as his mother drank while pregnant with him. She passed many years ago due to her drinking. That hasn't slowed him one bit...
    75Angels 75Angels 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 26, 2008

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    Hi my name is Tina :   i have been married for twenty three years to a A ucoholic husband.  he drinks wild turkey 101 straight.  he has a good job.  he only has a year and half to go to retirement.  last feb. his job caught him drinking on job.  sent him to rehabe for three...
    eltontfe eltontfe 51-55 1 Response Jan 15, 2011

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    My husband is the most caring

    and loving husband to me and our daughter. He knows he has a drinking problem. When he drinks he always apologize the next morning for doing it and promises to quit. Last night was the last straw, He lied about having a business meeting and then he stopped picking up my calls...
    seashellaa seashellaa 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    I Hate the Alcoholic.

    I am married to an active alcoholic who is getting considerably worse as time goes on.  He has been diagnosed with a fatty liver and has doubled his intake since being diagnosed with this condition. My biggest regret was not leaving him when are son was small.  My son...
    4Tess 4Tess 46-50 2 Responses Sep 25, 2009

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    I Don't Know What To Do

    My husband and I have been married for 7 years been together for 10. We met through friends and then he got a job at the same place I worked at. We started a relationship. Before I met him he was a coke addict. The reason he moved to the city I was living in, was for him to get...
    jsjabs2003 jsjabs2003 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 17, 2013

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    If you can't change someone.

    ..how are you supposed to just watch them self-destruct?
    Alfabitzz Alfabitzz 36-40, F Jan 21

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    I'm Going Crazy!

    I am going crazy. He has been laid off now for what 2 weeks. Drunk all but one night! Last night he was drunk and high, and had to be messing with things. He was doing something under the kitchen sink. Next thing I know he was out playing with his old broke down car and my...
    75Angels 75Angels 36-40, F 7 Responses Oct 22, 2008

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    I read all of the stories and I can relate to them my husband was the sort of man that women adore beautiful in everyway but he is a functioning alcoholic .So I did it I left my...
    sunshineonarainyday sunshineonarainyday 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I met my wife through a Christian dating service called "Equally Yoked." I wanted to meet someone who had the same beliefs and values as I did. She and I hit it off from the first...
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    I have been married 20 years in August 2014 ! I met my husband back in 1994 on a blind date . On my first date with him I looked at him and just new this was the guy for me to...
    Nature1968 Nature1968 41-45, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    Internet is full of stories of people falling in love with someone else while married to their husband or wife's. Most of the stories proclaim that their husbands or wives were...
    arwhap13 arwhap13 31-35, M 3 hrs ago

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    My mother is a great person when she's sober. She'd do anything for nothing, just to see someone smile. When I was young, probably three years old, when my father was still with us...
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    I am married with 3 beautiful kids. For the past year my marriage has fallen apart and I don't know what to do. My husband is a functioning alcoholic and is also addicted to OTC...
    jah2798 jah2798 31-35, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hey there all. Just to start off i need sincere advise . I am a 20 year old female who is seeing a married man who is in his early 40s yes as bad as it may sound the issue is...
    rainafff rainafff 18-21, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I am a married male,35 years and last 10 years been seeking male encounters
    daveau daveau 61-65, M 5 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Last October, my drinking had gotten to the point where a concerned out-of-town acquaintance called the local police out of concern for my well-being. Long story short, I was...
    brattyjenn brattyjenn 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    Every. Damn. Night. He's drunk all the time. I love going to parties and having fun, but he ruins it. I hate it. I used to really love my dad, but I can't when he's drunk and...
    Cowgirl6140 Cowgirl6140 13-15, F Jul 14

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    My Doctor says I'm a serious alcoholic, but I think I'm more of a funny alcoholic.
    PinkP0werRanger PinkP0werRanger 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am 7 yrs sober. Sometimes i drink a bottle of beer for certain holidays but only while there are people around me. I always have the urge to drink but managed to control it by...
    Yersparky Yersparky 31-35, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm an Alcoholic and debating a drink.
    rrglasgow rrglasgow 36-40, M 6 Responses Jul 8

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    A gay alcoholic who suffers from depression. What a combination! I've drunk nearly all my life. Mainly to block out past experiences and it's my pathetic way of dealing with self...
    Kirkles Kirkles 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    Yesterday I hungout with friends, and... Didn't drink 👏👏💪💪 in all honesty, I was trying to hangout with drunk people while being sober...
    angelicahcah angelicahcah 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    My father is to blame for my depression, BPD and distrust in people. Alcoholism is not a disease to me, it is a selfish lifestyle choice. I will never sympathize for parents who...
    kbeary kbeary 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 14

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    I don't know if this is bitter sweet. I don't know how to feel. Tomorrow I will go and file the final motion for divorce. We have been together for almost 18 years. This is going...
    ShonieGETYOLIFE1 ShonieGETYOLIFE1 36-40, F Jul 14

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    The past is in the past now, but I can't help but still feel incredible anger as to why my dad(or any other responsible people in my family) left me alone with my mentally ill...
    Exoduss Exoduss 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Getting better without booze. Will I continue to stay sober for the next several months? I don't know. But it's been 2 weeks now without alcohol and it certainly feels like a...
    molde molde 31-35, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm 38 years old.. My mother is an alcoholic in every sense of the word. She stopped drinking for a very brief period of time (32 days) but when she's drunk, she's mean. I live...
    MarieVon MarieVon 36-40, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    My mum is an alcoholic, she started drinking when stressed out 5 years ago when I was ten , for 5 years she has been violent and arrested on various occasions she would yell abuse...
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    I've been with my bf for 6.5 years now and we recently watched a documentary where this guy who filmed all these weddings goes back to the people years and years later and...
    danielle1423 danielle1423 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    On 17th of April I met a guy on the street I was driving my car with my cousin and he was in his car beside me on the traffic stop sign , he asked me to stop and we started...
    sisikuci sisikuci 26-30, F Jul 11

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    I was posting in the "Married but Lonely" section and have several posts there that give my perspective on my marriage. After being in that group for a while I realized through...
    Olivia2014 Olivia2014 31-35, F 9 Responses Jul 7

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    I am married and I have this theory. My theory is that the longer two people are married, the more likely they are to have different sex drives, causing a great influx of "I live...
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    Marriage is a curse. That's what it seems like now a days. As soon as you get married it seems all this fun and love just dies. You're bound by the law. I have no problem staying...
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    I know I'm young, but my mom got married younger than me and I want to engaged now for a few years and get married like 22 or 23. Then have a kid at 28 and one at 30. I know things...
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    If you are married and try to flirt with me or whatever that is inappropriate keep it moving. I will not talk to a married man that made a sacred vowel before God, I feel like its...
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    I am 24. I've been married to my husband for just over 2 years. We have no children. We met in college, dated for only 6 months before getting engaged, and were married almost 2...
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    This is not infatuation, I've been infatuated before and this is completely different...I've been married 3 and 1/2 years and I love my husband though we have a rocky marriage...
    galaxyrea galaxyrea 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 1

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    Looking back at my life, I'm very surprised I never made the "mistake" of getting married and/or having kids too early on in life. I call it a mistake because, for me, it would...
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    Before married him, I accepted that he was likely to get bigger. I admitted to myself, and then to others (especially his mom) that I was not responsible for his weight and I never...
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    About 18 years ago, I met an amazing guy. We really connected & had amazing chemistry. At the time he had a set 3 mo old twin boys & I discovered that I was pregnant by my ex. So...
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